Great to hear from Sam Inglis, SA, recently with some terrific MSA results. Over 400 steers have been sold to Teys Australia with an average MSA result indexing above 62. The steers topped at 400kg carcase weight having milk and two teeth.
GRAZIERS Christine and Kylie Douglas took a risk and it paid off. The mother and daughter duo sold their weaner steers at the Roma store sale on Tuesday, and daughter Kylie said they were extremely satisfied with the outcome. “We did very well and we are very excited and very pleased,” she said. “But at […]
A line of 70 378 kg Patanga Shorthorn steers sold at the Mt Gambier, SA, store sale, Yamburgan and South Bundara blood, to return to a top of $1497.53 per head. Sold through Miller Whan and John agent, Mike Newton, the steers went to repeat buyers. When top quality Shorthorn steers are sold through the […]
The 2016 RNA Paddock to Plate competition saw 770 head or 110 pens entered in the richest feedlot and carcase competition in the country, offering $45,000 in prize money. Reserve Champion pen was won by Manchee Ag with a pen of purebred Shorthorn steers. The steers performed exceptionally well in the weight gain section (ADWG 2.64kg/day) […]
More than 40 people attended the RAS Beef Challenge hoof judging at the MacCue Families Wilga Feedlot, Bellata, on a sub 10 degree day. Bryce Camm, Wonga Plains Feedlot & ALFA Councellor, judged the domestic pens, with a pen of Manchee Ag’s heifers placing first from 55 pens entered. In the Export class, Andrew Herbert, […]
Shorthorn feeder steers top the Mount Gambier store sale today at $3.59/kg. Congratulations to Keith & Karena Higgins from Patanga Pastoral Co & Mike Newton, Stillwater, on excellent results from SA. Click here to watch Shorthorns top the Mt Gambier sale.
JBS Australia has announced that from October 1st 2015, they require Shorthorn feeder steers for a newly created Shorthorn breed based Branded Beef program. The Shorthorn brand will be an exclusive niche brand, targeted at the high-end food service trade both domestically and internationally. The finished beef product will be further underpinned by MSA grading and achieve […]
The 2012 Primex Pacific Beef Carcase Competition saw Manchee Ag steers win Champion and Reserve Champion pens. The steers were fed for the Woolworths MSA 70 day market at Maydan Feed- lot, Warwick. The champion pen of steers were primarily sired by Yamburgan Zeus D79 with the remaining two steers by Yamburgan Cassius Clay C108 […]
Select for fertility, don’t just cull for fertility! Culling for fertility is beneficial but is not the most...
“We are very pleased with the type of cattle we are producing. They are productive, feminine females that are producing steers that are performing well both for us on grass and in feedlots. “
Keith & Karena HigginsPatanga Pastoral Co, Avenue Range, SA.
“The Yamburgan bulls are producing good progeny in the harsh buffel country and yet they retain a softness and do-ability with tremendous muscle – they are just getting better and better every year.”
John & Stuart BrownlieDeepwater Farming, Meandarra, Qld.
“Our breeding program has now become a closed Yamburgan blood herd. John is a cattleman first and he breeds seedstock directly suitable for our commercial production requirements.”
Butch & Tory DavidsonMemagong Pastoral Co, Young, NSW.
“Yamburgan cattle are cattle that com- bine performance and docility and are sought after by both lot feeders and grass finishers who consistently comment on the high percentage of the cattle that meet the highest specifications.”
Mike NewtonKingston SE, SA.
“We have used well over a dozen Yamburgan bulls in the last 10 years and have been very happy with the growth and fertility of the progeny.”
Anthony GrillsWalcha, NSW.
“Having purchased our first Yamburgan bull 18 years ago we have continually seen an improvement in the females retained and the yeild in our steers.”
Lew LamphCarinda, NSW.